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NBC
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am EST
have on your longevity. >>> but first, shades of big brother. why a major technology provider wants to track your every move. >> and not so lucky. >>> we won't be seeing those graphic cigarette pack warnings any time soon. yesterday they denied the government's request to reconsider the labels, which the fda is trying to make a requirement. back in august a court confirmed that many manufactures do not have to comply with the government. >>> verizon is considering new technology that could track your every move. according to to a patent application, the company is trying to create a dvr type device that records you inside your home. the idea is to cater tv ads specifically to you, but some think it's more like big brother and it crosses the line. nbc technology contributors say many of us already use this kind of technology. >> just the idea that we would all be carrying around gps devices in our pockets, checking into our locations, telling our friends where we are, that would seem creepy five years ago, but nowadays everybody is doing it. >> i just want to enjoy my show, fall asle
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
efficiency that's been brought about by technology and the new fuel efficiency standards that were enacted by the bush administration first, and then, of course, were increased by the obama administration. it's important to recognize that the eslc report is not political in any way, shape or form. it endorses things that are heartily supported by the right , in some cases, and on the other hand that are supported by people on the left. it's important to recognize you can't just take the parts that you like. you have to take the wholistic approach, which is to, again, maximize u.s. production and to at the same time significantly reduce consumption partly by diversifying our transportation sector away from petroleum. now, the last thing i'll say before we sit down is it's important to recognize that petroleum use in transportation is the pivot point of this entire problem. about 70% of our 18.7 million barrel per day use of petroleum in this country is for transportation, and transportation is fueled about 93% of the time by petroleum. so if you want to reduce the united states' dependence
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
that they have the capacity to be able to build and have the missile technology to be able to use it in ways of their choosing down the road. and this, as i said earlier, would be very destabilizing, i think, to not only the region, but to the international security environment. who's helping them in my assessment of their ability to be able to launch this missile? i think that they have progressively gained better technology over time, and they have progressively gained that through a number of methods over a number of years and decades. to the degree that they will be more successful than they were last time in such a short period of time and how that -- what they've done to correct it, i can't tell you how they assess that. we'll just have to -- should they choose to go ahead with it, we'll just have to see how it goes. >> -- moving into the region to monitor this? >> well, i won't go into the specifics of how we or our allies position ourselves to insure that we understand what's happening, but we do watch this very carefully, watch it very closely. of course, in my role as the pa-com co
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
. dual warmth comforters. all designed around the sleep number bed: a bed with dual-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. in the name of human individuality: the sleep number collection. discover how our sleep professionals can individualize your sleep experience. exclusively at one of our 400 sleep number stores nationwide. sleep number. comfort individualized. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow at special 30% savings. >>> half past the hour. look at your headlines right now. breaking news on the fiscal cliff talks. president obama and john boehner met face-to-face at the white house to try to prevent the fiscal cliff. now just 23 days away. e details on their conversations, but reps for both sides say the lines of communication remain open. at least four republican senators support a tax hike on wealthy americans. >> what we have done is spent ourselves into a hole and we're not going to raise taxes and borrow money and get out of it. so will i accept a tax increase as
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 5:30am EST
. the pentagon says cuts woold most likely ttrget research and technology, weapons and civilian defense department same sex couppes caa now get married in the state of washington. the washington state the ninth state to allow same sex marriage, in addition to the district of columbia. many saae sex couples manyeattte aaministratiin &pbuilding shortly after the la was signed. couples can begin picking up theer weeding certificates and licenses starting thissmorning. right here innmaryland.... for marriage liccnses' in ballimore city and montgommey county.today governor o'malley pill sign a ppoclaimation.... affirming voters decison to allow same sex maariage ii the . state.the clerk of courts says counties ill not be required to issuus licenses before januarr first, when the law goes into effeet. ccming up on the early eddtion... playing music... before the i-pod. i-pod. music? music? the local man who's preserving jukebox. 3 ((br 3 ((ad lib meteorologist)) 3 3 ((traffic reporter ad libs)) map green liberty 40 ap 3 3 3 3 3 coming up... the orioles bring back a post-
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. in the name of human individuality: the sleep number collection. discover how our sleep professionals can individualize your sleep experience. exusively at one of our 400 sleep number sres nationwide. comfort individualized. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow at special 30% savings. melissa: as washington is in the middle of this tumultuous fiscal cliff negotiations from a white house looking for more money in the terms of emotions the aid request rebuilding efforts. still willing from super storm sandy here in the northeast. peter barnes in washington with the latest on that effort. speaker according to "the new york times" for white house will be looking for about $50 billion to help rebuild from hurricane sandy. officials testifying declined to comment that number but they did say the white house will be sending in disaster relief bill up to congress by the end of the week. the three hardest hit states: new york, new jersey and connecticu
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
saying secretly you can have one. finally they have a clip about embracing technology. >> as a grandparent, don't be afraid of computers. i sit there and i enjoy getting -- >> you're right. every time i look for her, i can't find her. she's always at the computer. she said don't do the dishes, i'll do them, and she doesn't go in and sits a the the computer and i have to do the dishes at night. >> i feel like we kind of got off track there. okay. the main point is, it's great if you can interact with your grand kids. >> it is essential. and technology is connection. your grandchildren, they speak skype, they speak text. speak their language. >> and my kids have eight grandparents, all right. because of divorce situations. and the ones they are closest with are the ones who are able to use technology more. so we encourages all of our parents to get on technology because it's the way our kids speak and communicate. that gives them a bridge of connection, again, when they can have a connection that's directly to them. >> you have to figure, if selma can do this, i can do t
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 10:00am EST
. the clerk: h.r. 6582, a bill to allow for innovations and alternative technologies that meet or exceed desired energy efficiency goals and to make technical corrections to existing federal energy efficiency laws, to allow american manufacturers to remain competitive. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from kentucky, mr. which the field, and the gentleman from california, mr. waxman, each will control 20 minutes. the chair now recognizes the gentleman from kentucky. mr. whitfield: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous material in the record and i would like to include several letters including the energy and commerce committee's exchange of letters with the science, space and technology committee and the transportation and infrastructure committee. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. whitfield: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. whitfield: i rise to
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
the philippines. a satellite is light weight compared to a one ton nuclear war head, but a lot of technology used to put a satellite in orbit is the same technology you can use to develop long range ballistic missiles. >> because that failed launch in april, what, it stayed in the air less than a minute or so, are they basically trying to do the same thing now that they failed to do then? >> there's a lot of speculation about that and a lot of experts think that this is a very quick turn around. that launch lasted, went so quickly, there was very little chance to learn much of anything from it. there's a possibility there was one failed part that the north koreans identified. some speculate that they timed their launches in accordance with certain events. in this case, we're coming up on the one year anniversary of the death of kim john-il, so that could be a motivator for this. but a lot of experts say because of the technology involved and the difficulty in getting the launches to succeed, trying to time them to specific historical events is usually not a good way to go about things, wolf. >> c
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 2:00pm EST
. getting a modest up side from technology stocks as dell got an upgrade today. >>> finally i just want to point out, another day gold is up, gold stocks are to the downside. this has been going on for a long time. take a look here. there's gold for the year. there's gold stocks. look at this underperformance for gold stocks. this has been happening because people more and more are putting money when they want to be in gold and inflation into the gold directly rather than the gold stocks. again this has been a trend for a while now and it is accentuated. general motors, even though numbers were a little bit disappointing, remember truck sales a little disappointsing, gm has a whole new fleet of trucks coming out. i think a lot of people don't get that point of it. stock was just down about 1% today. >> we'll talk more about auto sales later on in the show. >>> meantime, rick santelli, what are we seeing on the bond side of things? >> at one point today we were close to 1.66% yield in 10s which are now back almost to unchanged. that 1.60% is like a magnet, mandy. yes, the ism report, rat
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
" the court has notified us. all energy development comes with some risk, but proven technologies allow natural gas producers to supply affordable, cleaner energy, while protecting our environment. across america, these technologies protect air - by monitoring air quality and reducing emissions... ...protect water - through conservation and self-contained recycling systems... ... and protect land - by reducing our footprint and respecting wildlife. america's natural gas... domestic, abundant, clean energy to power our lives... that's smarter power today. >>shepard: there is breaking news on fox news channel, the supreme court has notify the us it will take us gay marriage cases including california's ban on same-sex marriage unions. we got the word and our correspondent is with us on the phone now. shannon, what is the story? >>shannon: they decided to take up to different gay marriage cases. you mention the one from california, you may remember proposition eight. the voters passed a measure that allows only the recognition of one man, one woman as a "marriage." a federal court overturn
NBC
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
its new military strategy. it could affect spending on weapons and technology programs, and on how the military provides for the troops. >>> two fbi raids in arlington today. officers searched the seventh floor of a building in the 1900 block of fort meyer drive that houses the university of management and technology, a private university. it offers associate, bachelor and master degree programs. cardboard has been placed on the university's windows. officers also searched a town home on 21st road in arlington. the fbi confirms it did serve two search warrants. it will not say what it is looking for. >>> police in virginia think somebody wanted the money in an atm and set a bomb to get it. the blast in fredericksburg, virginia, this morning did not do anything to the cash machine at virginia credit union, except give it a few burn marks. a bomb squad technician checked out the scene to make sure it was safe. the bank stayed open all day. police say there is surveillance video of the incident from about 4:00 this morning. they have not made any arrests at this point. >>> gang violen
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 1:00pm PST
is that they were affiliated with groups affiliated with al qaeda, like they were getting the technology and the weapons and a new type of explosive that wreaks havoc. and results in the maximum damage in terms of loss of life and in terms of destruction. by the way, i just want to say, it was a very active description. attack the shopping malls, distract the police forces and then try to target hotels and cafes where jordanians and others are enjoying their daily lives. but also to attack the entire neighborhood of the u.s. embassy, not just the u.s. embassy, lots of jordanians live in the vicinity of the embassy, with mortar shells and sophisticated weaponry. >> a lot of americans in amman at any time, but especially at the u.s. embassy in amman, a major u.s. embassy. >> and lots of jordanians. >> have you had serious conversations with your iraqi counterparts about dealing with this al qaeda growth in their country? >> of course. our intelligence sources -- you have confidence in nuri al maliki, the prime minister of iraq, that he's doing what he's done? >> he's not my responsibility
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
their front organizations, front companies to acquire dual use technology and technology with military application, to plant banking operation, very important for our efforts, such as a bank that is underused treasury sanctions, and the british treasury, is operating out of iran. the iranian drug trade is an especially pernicious activity that is targeting south caucasus. while iran is becoming increasingly a transit country -- iran is running its own front operations such as production, supervised by pharmacists and professional chemists, and trying to run this with the boats into azerbaijan, et cetera. i would like the rest of my presentation to be included in the record and just focus on our policy recommendations. the u.s. needs to expand antiterrorism and drug trafficking cooperation between the u.s. and the three south caucasus states, neutralizing iranian subversive activities, focused intelligence community efforts on electing and neutralizing i were aiming -- activities and financial technology transfer sectors in the region, cooperative with the western and other allies. upho
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
and set the standard for improving buildings, technology and other areas for the disabled. without the u.s. except in its leadership role, it is possible that different standards could be adopted internationally. this would for one example please disabled travelers at a disadvantage. they would be forced to do with different standards while traveling overseas and many countries there has been a significant investment in infrastructure to improve access for the disabled and in many cases a misunderstanding about what rights disabled person should be afforded. ratifying this treaty will help the u.s. clarify to the world that people with disabilities have dignity. but they are capable of living full and meaningful lives. for instance, article vi of the convention on the rights of persons with disability addresses the issue of women with disabilities. the article provides the parties shall take all appropriate measures to ensure the full development, advancement and empowerment of women for guaranteeing them the exercise and enjoyment of the human rights and fundamental freedoms set out in
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 5:00am PST
if your cell phone or other tech devices need recharging, new technology makes you the energy generator. cnn's gary tuchman explains in this week's "start small, think big." >> my name is aaron lemieux. i'm founder and ceo of tremont electric and the inven earth of the n power peg >> reporter: designed for hikers, bikers or anyone on the go. >> as you walk along it harvests and stores your human kinetic energy and recharges your mobile electronic devices from the energy that it harvests from you. >> peg stands for personal energy generator. >> demonstrate it simply by standing here and walking in place. >> reporter: aaron lemieux dreamed up the ideas as an engineering student in 1996. ten years later he quit his day job and started making the peg. >> he definitely started small. one person with his wife's blessing working alone in the basement full time. >> reporter: for every minute of motion lemieux says the n power peg can juice you will a small mp 3 player and more hungry devices like smartphones take 15 minutes of walking to get you one minute of talking. >> this is where we were a
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 11:00am PST
million nurses, health care professionals in the coming years. technology doing very well. a lot of start-up technology. innovation going well. that's a positive. manufacturing coming back a bit as well. the auto sector. however, everything can change in a nanosecond. yes, it's resilient. i agree with the secretary. however, very, very fragile. particularly with this fiscal cliff. >> well, we haven't talked about one of the big pieces of the fiscal cliff, which actually has a way bigger impact on the economy than tax breaks for the folks at the top, and that's the payroll tax extension for 160 million americans. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says that gives you the most bang for your buck economically speaking. i believe we have to extend that for a year or come up with some alternative way of doing that. let me say a quick word about medicare reform. there's a difference in outlook. we believe we have to find savings in medicare. the president did, $760 billion, and we can build on that by trying to modernize the system, reduce costs overall in the system, not simply transf
PBS
Dec 5, 2012 12:00am PST
on the idea that technology is the only answer to our military challenges, that we are only going to fight certain kinds of wars in the future. you know, we say we would never fight another counterinsurgency after vietnam but guess what, we did, and as i look back at all of the times we have used military force since vietnam, when it comes to predicting where we will use our military next, we have a perfect record. >> rose: we are always wrong. >> i have never gotten it right, not once. >> rose: why? >> because the world is unpredictable. and so my mantra when i was secretary was, we need a force that is equipped and trained to provide the maximum possible versatility across the broadest possible range of conflict, because we can't predict what the next conflict will be like and, therefore, we have to train and have as much flexibility and versatility as possible. we can't just prepare for one kind of conflict. > >> rose: you also have said, i think on leaving, that i don't want to be secretary of state when you are fighting these kind of ground wars, you know, with increasing budget deman
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2012 2:00am PST
daughter and high resolution images of your planet earth from space. the new technology uses filtering techniques that allows the images such as city lights, gas flares, auroras, wildfires and reflecting moonlight to be seen by the naked eye. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelt
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
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CNN
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
that's how they transported information. we have leapt forward in technology since then. >> reporter: but o'neill has his own questions. >> why did a contractor have it? why wasn't it chained to his wrist with a handcuff and cases that the second he stood up think, i need to grab it. >> reporter: i put that to a secret service official who didn't answer directly but said protocols have been put in place to make sure this doesn't happen again. brian todd, cnn, washington. >>> one of the wofrld's newest pop stars now explaining himself for some old statements he made about u.s. soldiers. that's next. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. to practice math more? i love math! but two ipads means two data plans? that's crazy. maybe not. with at&t mobile share, adding an ipad is just $10 a month. but honestly, mom and dad's lo
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs - each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. this holiday season, give the gift that's magical: the innovative airfit adjustable pillow at special 30% savings. hairs haters apparently the whole concept of taking your dog for a walk is so outdated in neeflted at least. trainers are teaching them how to drive. >> good. got the key on. brake on. >> good. >> harris: charity aimed at preventing cruelty to animals three dogs trained to show how intelligent dogs were. so more people will adopt them. these dogs showed that same aptitude for driving that cats do for sitting on your head while sleeping -- while you are sleeping. over a couple of months the pups moved from training cars to real ones. >> good boy. >> harris: the dogs are now able to start the car, accelerator and steer. for final exam we are told they will have to hit the brakes as they head along a narrow country lane. presumably afte
FOX News
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
technology. martha: charles, thank you for your perspective. bill: and a stock tip, too. martha: he add that in. >> when it goes to 20 i'll come into your office. bill: 26 minute past the hour. syria's government might be on the verge of using chemical weapons. would the united states be forced to intervene? general jack keane is live on that next. martha: how about this harrowing standoff. we are going to tell you about the chaotic end to this potentially very dangerous situation. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees, like ourender snow crab paired with savory garlic shrimp. just $12.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. [ male announcer ] with free package pickup from the u.s. postal service the holidays are easy. visit usps.com. pay, print, and have it picked up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. becaus
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
of a satellite. the west says it's not a satellite at all. just cover for testing missile technology. still ahead, remembering the glory days of america's manned space program. up first, though, remembering a day that will live in infamy. we will meet a man who sur viveed pearl harbor twice -- who survived pearl harbor twice. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. stop! stop! stop! come back here! humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back with great ideas like our optional better car replacement. if your car is totaled, we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call... and ask one of our insurance experts about it today. hello?! we believe our customers do their best out there in the world, and we do everything we can to be there for them when they need us. [car alarm blaring] call now and also ask about our 2
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 1:00am PST
the world with the technology of today, with the ability to strike it at any moment in a way that has fundamentally hurt our country. that's the debate that you're referencing, and i think it's healthy for us to have that debate. >> i feel like the eyes and ears part of it, everybody is on board with. the eyes and ears, the idea of an intelligence agency and why they have the kinds of power they do and where they disavow what they do, because they are supposed to be finding out things in the world. that's why after 9/11, for example, it was the cia who had unarmed drones. the cia was out collecting information about forces in the world that might want to do us harm. i'm all for that. the thing that i felt like just started happening that we didn't debate was the cia being used essentially as a branch of the military. the cia being used for not just looking, but for killing. >> i really think that why i can't go into some details here, the decisions to use drones to take out our enemies still rests primarily with our military. in fact, in missouri, there's actually one day i was there
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
, as a result of technology, as a result of an aging population, you know, as a result of rising costs in health care and elsewhere, you're going to have to make some quite big fundamental changes. so i think the issue is to sort out the short-term problem, and then get going on those long-term reforms that will allow us to start being competitive again, and taking our places from the growing economies. >> we're going to have to ask british prime minister blair to stick around for just a few moments. we want to get your take on syria. the president has a very stern warning for president assad about using chemical weapons on his own people. we'll discuss the latest on that. plus, of course, the royal baby. is a royal baby in the rule womb of the royal soon-to-be princess one day. we're back in just a moment. ♪ [ ding! ] losing your chex mix too easily? time to deploy the boring-popcorn decoy bucket. then no one will want to steal the deliciousness. with a variety of tastes and textures only chex mix is a bag of interesting. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male an
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm PST
contributed to that surge in technology stocks and much else that created surpluses in the latter half of the clinton presidency. it's a more complicated picture. definitely there are folks who want tax increases but let's not gloss over president obama is talking about way higher taxes than we saw during the clinton era on the high earners. >> that's true. all right. want to talk about a party going on tonight. james, pretty good. there is a party going on, jack kemp foundation is having a party and marco rubio is speaking. paul ryan is speaking. they both want to have complete makeovers. you know -- marco rubio doesn't want to be the hispanic guy who talks about immigration. and paul ryan doesn't want to be the grinch that stole medicare. paul ryan is standing there right now. what do you think? are these guys going to succeed? are they the future? >> if i was paul ryan, i would want to be something else. if i was selected vice president and i got slaughtered in my -- and my candidate got slaughtered in my home state, i would be looking to have a makeover also. i don't blame him. i t
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
are still 20, 30 years away. >> why now? >> the thought was technology is dynamic, and we'd like to get out ahead of it. >> reporter: just this week, the navy tested its next generation drone, which could carry bombs and lands on an aircraft carrier with hardly any human control. the directive only applies to lethal systems. it still allows the military to develop autonomous spy planes. >> as we begin to approach the possibility of having machines select and engage targets, we want to be very careful not to cross that line without high-level policy review. >> reporter: human rights watcher applauds the pentagon's move. >> we don't believe it solves the problem, however. >> reporter: so the group is calling for governments to ban autonomous weapons outright. bonnie points to syria and wonders what killer robots could do in a conflict like that. >> because the weapons are emotionless, they could serve as a perfect tool for a dictator who would not have to worry about the danger of a human soldier turning on him if ordered to fire on his own civilians. a robot would not do that. >> reporter: w
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm EST
that combine humor and technology to tell better stories to make the world less horrible. so day job night job command between sleep job. it's all i think about right now. i want to be one of those makers, not one of the stickers. >> how has having a black president affected your work? >> well, it gives me one other job that is excessive amount, which is great. you can add that to a list of the ag and athletes and sassy black woman, also president. that's pretty cool. expanded the range for one particular job. .. this is booktv on c-span 2. >> pulitzer prize-winning, william kennedy describes albany and "o albany!: improbable city of political wizards, fearless ethnics, spectacular aristrocrats, splendid nobodies, and underrated scoundrels." book tv spoke with mr. kennedy during a recent visit to albany with the help of our partner, time warner cable. >> albany honey bad rap for a very long time because of the politics are one thing, but even way back, way back in the building of the capital in 1870. stanford right, the great architect is working on the capital, hh richardson, a lot of other m
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 9:00am PST
was a document that described the procedures you would use and the specific technology that you would need to do so, so the big question is how would he know all that? he spent more than 20 years in the navy. he worked in the intelligence field. he was a submarine warfare specialist. he had not only a top secret clearance, but also authorizes for what's called special access, which limits the amount of people who can view highly sensitive material. he had that access. he hadn't been out of the navy for more than a year when fbi agents started tracking him and set up this sting and this undercover operation, and that's how they caught him. >> we know if there was any classified information that was actually released? >> reporter: no. there were never actually any real russian agents, so to speak. these were all undercover agents, b it is very, very serious. i mean, the navy will almost always tell you exactly where their carriers and surface ships are located in any given moment. they never reveal the location of the submarine. that is a highly classified part of the u.s. navy. he faces life in p
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
's appointment that judge grimm is a nationally recognized expert on cutting edge issues of law and technology. he has written numerous authoritative opinions, books and articles on the subject of evidence, civil procedure and trial advocacy. he also continues to inspire the next generation of lawyers by teaching classes at both of our law schools, and on several occasions, professor grimm has been awarded the title of outstanding magistrate faculty member. that's as a magistrate judge, he has been able to find time not only to teach but to be an outstanding professor. he has shown his commitment in so many ways to public service. as a magistrate judge, judge grimm is responsible for handling criminal matters such as issuing search warrants, conducting preliminary criminal proceedings and presiding over misdemeanor criminal cases. judge grimm is also responsible for handling civil cases. he has presided over bench and jury trials with the consent of the parties. judge grimm also conducted settlement conferences, resolves discovery disputes and handled other nondepositive matters at the referra
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
into orbit, but the u.s. says it is a cover for testing ballistic missile technology. jon: right now angry protests erupting in michigan as state lawmakers pass a right-to-work law last night. it's a state dominated by organized labor. union members are blasting the new measure saying it will weaken unions. right to work bans unions from forcing workers to pay union dues. mike tobin has more from our chicago bureau. what happened there, mike? >> reporter: well, jon, a spokesman for the democratic caw can cuts in michigan just told me they cannot stop from passage the legislation that governor rick schneider calls freedom to work because the republicans simply have the numbers. so the demonstrations will continue at the capitol. as you mentioned, the demonstrations have already gotten ugly, there have been several arrests, pepper spray has been used, additional state troopers have been deployed today. and unlike these drawn-out labor standoffs we've seen in recent years, governor rick schneider has been able to slam this legislation through, and despite all of the visuals, he insists that h
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
. the theme remains the same but the technology improves things. encourage viewers to come down and see not only the national tree but the state and territorial trees. >> let's talk about a couple others. we have a picture of the 1978 tree. >>> the 1978 tree served our country well. it was here for 32 years. that's the other thing is this is a live living tree. it's planted here, it grows here. and the 78 tree was here for 32. the tree behind us is from the state of virginia and great future down here too. >> and we also have a picture of the 83 tree. >> 83 tree was just our 78 tree five years later. what we do is change the theme and how the tree is decorated each year. ge has been lighting the tree for 50 years. they'll change the theme of the tree. but again, it's a living tree. >> it says a lot that the presidents are very busy and obviously president obama is very busy right now. a lot going on in his world but the presidents always make time to come light the tree. >> it's part of history. and it's point in time that brings our whole country together. it's a community event. and i
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 8:00pm EST
we are in terms of our overall requirements in a changing world, the advancement of technology, the quality of the people we have -- and they're the best i've seen in over 43 years of having the privilege to wear the uniform -- that we will be fine from a defense standpoint. but i also would pick up on what senator nunn said, quoting bill perry. and i've seen this in countries and in regions globally where the failure to be able to invest in preventive defense, engagement, having a relationship, helping other militaries train in their own countries, the not being able to do that just increases the likelihood of some kind of conflict breaking out which may or may not involve us. and that preventive piece is one of the first pieces that leaves under this kind of pressure. i do think that with, you know, if this is well done, creating a framework that the national security team moving forward can put something in place which will address the needs specifically and can be done in 2013. i think falling off the cliff makes it very, very difficult. >> i've often said that i'm an examp
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